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Nevada no lock for Tesla plant despite groundwork

SPARKS — A sprawling industrial park near Reno where wild mustangs roam among the sagebrush has become the focus of Tesla’s unusually secretive site selection process for its $5 billion battery factory, but the groundwork taking place is no guarantee that the plant and its 6,500 jobs are coming.

UNLV stadium consultant selected

The UNLV stadium board on Friday picked a Texas company, Conventions Sports & Leisure International, with experience in Las Vegas to help determine the need, size, cost and funding of an on-campus stadium.

Consultant sees TV gold in new UNLV stadium

UNLV stadium consultant Mark Rosentraub says a new on-campus venue could appeal to major football conference TV networks, giving the university leverage to join a BCS conference like the Pac-12 or Big Ten and to draw millions of dollars in new TV revenue.